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>> these services are big honey pots. >> he argues we should seek out more obscure e-mail providers, which have fewer users or better yet, use an e-mail program that lives in your computer, bypassing the middleman and he says we should start looking at encryption software that will garble every message so it can only be read by the person to whom it is being sent. mccarthy is part of a group developing something called mailpile, which they hope will offer a free alternative with lots of e-mail protection soon. >> we are fairly certain ha over the next month or so, technical people will start to be able to start using it and by january, we are hoping to launch it publicly. >> he believes if we want e-mail security, that is the future we
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must move toward no matter where it is. tom foreman, cnn, washington. hello, again, a look at our top stories now. in california, a raging wildfire is exploding in size and spreading inside the yosemite national park. it has been 50 years on the east coast since martin luther king jr. made his famous speech and thousands today are gathering on the washington mall to secelebre that historic event and marian berry joining us live later on this hour. in california, a wildfire is burning almost out of control through parts of the state. the rim fire is burning so fast,
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it has doubled in size in a day. the fire has also spread to the western edge of the park. nick has been following developments for us. >> reporter: fred, is sun has come up here and it's given us a fresh perspective of how devastating the fire has been. this goes back a couple hundred yards at least and it's going things like this, scorching the earth and singeing the edges. at least 126,000 acres burned and it's been very unforgiving in its pattern. you see here, fire completely jumped over this road, scorched this, but left those trees in the distance untouched. we've seen multiple fire crews working to put out this blaze. it's been eating away at the edge of the yosemite national park and right now at this hour,
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that is one of the biggest concerns for those fighting the flames. it is a ways wa way from the tourist center. they tell us it's still blue skies in the area, but there's a long road ahead for the fire officials working to put out this flame. at last check, only 5% containment. more than 2,000 firefighters working to put it out. >> thank you so much. dry conditions have been feeding those fires. could any changes in the weather help them out? alexandria steel in the severe weather center. give them some good news. >> we don't have much. the images were really good. you can see with those google maps what's happening there with the ridges and canyons. it's really a function of two fa factors, the wind and terrain. when air or wind goes through canyons, we call that the canyon effect because that air is getting squee getting squeezed and then accelerating. it's a similar and same principle if you're ever in new
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york city between tall buildings and narrow spaces. your hat blows off because the wind can really kick up and it's a really similar scenario. the winds are a factor. 66 degrees. this is the current conditions there. winds are pretty quiet. 9 miles per hour. dew points have been in the 20s. 30 degrees. the dew point is a measure of the moisture in the air and the higher the moisture, the more moisture and these numbers are incredibly low and dry. this is what's going to happen. forecast winds through the afternoon. these are sustained winds, mind you, so between about 10 and 20 to 27 miles per hour. winds still where they've been. in terms of the rain, we're not expecting any. you can see how dry our skies are for the next five days. look what's happening here. we've got a tropical tomorrow bripging all this moisture and flooding, but just doesn't get to where the fires are. >> well, hopefully, there will be some relief somewhere in
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sight. thanks so much. on monday, a jury will begin deliberating whether nadal hasan will live or die. he faces the death penalty after the jury found him guilty on all 13 counts of premeditated murder in his 2009 shooting ram percentage at ft. hood, texas. he justified the attack because soldiers there were being deployed to what he called an illegal war in afghanistan. authorities in washington state are searching for a second teenager suspected of beating a world war ii veteran to death. police are calling kennan adams kennard a danger to the public. another 16-year-old is in custody charged with murder. san diego mayor bob filner will be out of a job beginning next friday, but he's not out of the spotlight just yet. the mayor still faces possible lawsuits after 18 women accused him of sexual harassment. yesterday, the city council announced his resignation.
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he apologized for offensive behavior, but added he was the victim of mob hysteria. >> those of you in the media and in politics who fed this hysteria, i think need to look at what you helped create. because you have unleashed a monster. and i think we'll be paying for this for a long time. >> he is also the target of a criminal investigation. today, thousands of people are gathering on the national mall to mark the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. 50 years ago, martin luther king jr. delivered his iconic i have a dream speech at the lincoln memorial. our chris lawrence is live for us now from washington. so, chris, it's been an incredible day of speakers, congressman john lewis who was one of the original speakers 50 year ago, then martin luther king jr.'s eldest son also took to the stage.
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>> that's right, fred. we spoke with one woman who was here 50 years ago today and marched in the original marched and she talked about how overpowering it was to come back and see so many people retracing those steps. i also talked to a couple of young people who obviously weren't even born back then, but have met people who were there and have learned a lot about what happened at the march through coming back here today. i think one of the things that moved the crowd the most was when john lewis took to the stage and talked about his own experience of being the youngest speaker at that march 50 years ago. >> i gave a little blood on that bridge in selma, alabama, for the right the vote. i am not going to stand by and let the supreme court take the right to vote away from us. you cannot stand by, you cannot sit down.
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you've got to stand up, speak up, speak out and get in the way. make some noise! >> obviously, voting rights, jobs was important 50 years ago and is obviously important to a tremendous number of american, even still today, but the issues that were addressed 50 years ago have been joined today by issues that weren't even on the table back then. issues like immigration. the rights to have the gay and lesbian community and some other issues. we were just minutes away from the start of the march now. it's going to retrace the steps of what those marchers did 50 years ago with one important difference. it's going to stop at the memorial to martin luther king jr., pause there, and then continue on to the washington monument. >> all right, we'll be there along with you, every step of the way. thanks so much. chris lawrence. today, a community is remembering christina and ethan
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government and now, there's another claim. the syrian government is accusing rebel forces of using chemicals as well. cnn cannot confirm those claims or authenticity of these images. frederick is live for us from damascus. what do we know about this latest video and tell us more about these allegations. >> reporter: well, the video was actually reported to be shown in a place called jobar. a place held by rebels. i was in that place earlier today with syrian government forces and some of the soldiers told me that yes, they thought they had be subjected to chemicals. they said they were making a push forward. they say all of a sudden, they felt burning in their eyes and throat and a lot of the soldiers had trouble breathing and had to be brought to hospital. and later, we saw those images aired on syrian government tv,
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allegedly showing a stash of chemical weapons they uncovered today with chemical weapons this them. with an tet dotes with them. it is odd to have something like this surface two days after -- than a massacre using chemical weapons here on the outskirts of damascus, killing some 1300 people. at this point in time, neither claims nor the counterclaims can be verified. we can't get to these areas because there's heavy fighting going on there now. the weird thing about this is that there's a team of chemical weapons inspectors from the united nations less than five miles away from where this is happening, but they don't have the clearance from the syrian government to go and check it out and they have safety concerns with these big military operations going on. >> angela cain is apparently in damascus today. do we know if the assad regime
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is going to allow her to investigate these alleged attacks? will she get close to getting any kind of answers while there? >> well, that's going to be the big question in the next couple of days. one of the things the united nations has said and the u.s. has said is that time is of the essence. weapons inspectors need to get there on the ground and investigate this as fast as possible. it's very difficult however in this current situation. the weapons inspectors have a mandate that allows them to check out three different sites in the north of the country that have nothing to do with what happened here on wednesday or what happened today. so they don't have a mandate to check these things out. so, this is something where they have to go back to the syrian government and tell them we have to check out these places as well. the syrian bureaucracy moves slowly and they are very distrustful of the weapons inspectors as well as the international community, so this is a difficult position that the weapons inspectors, the
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international community is saying they have to get out there as fast as possible, but at the same time, they're dealing with the sensitive and reluctant syrian government that is showing no signs of wanting to let them there and again, there is the whole question of safety for these inspectors as well. i was out on the front line in that district today and there was artillery fire and machine gunfire, pretty much the whole time we were there, so they would have to negotiate some sort of cease fire between the two sides and make sure both sides stick to this cease fire for the inspectors to go down there and check things ou. >> thanks so much. keep us posted from damascus. >> in the next hour, people near san diego will be attending a memorial service to remember the mother and brother of hannah anderson. christina and ethan anderson's charred remains were found in the house of murder suspect,
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james dimaggio. he is suspected of killing them before kidnapping hannah and fleeing to i.daho. the fbi shot and killed him. hannah was returned to her family. stephanie elam joins us now from santee, california. give us an idea of what's expected? >> well, we are expecting to see a lot of people turning out here in santee, california. we've already seen here at the guardian angels catholic church, we've seen hannah and her father arrive with some other family members. they're inside hugging other people showing up to pay their respects for tina and ethan. it's been about three weeks now since these two family members were found killed in that property about 40 miles away from here in a very remote area to the east of where we are now, so with that in mind, the parents of tina, who i spent
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some time with this week, they want to focus on the memory of christina and ethan and all the joy they brought to their family and to remember them and this is one thing they wanted to share with the community. >> and there have been so many reports that kind of dribble out almost on a daily basis. even since the alleged kidnapping and the fire at that home and the latest involves dimaggio's family and a dna test. bring us up to date on where that is. who ins gatigated that and why. >> the more you look into a lot of family issues, the more you can see a lot of different connections. it's being brought by the sister of jim dimaggio. she wants to find out if he was the parent of hannah and ethan. he said, look, they took my blood to determine if the remains were ethan's. they don't believe jim dimaggio came into their life until
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christina was six months pregnant with hannah, so they're saying this is a side show, that it's about money. the sister saying a lot of stuff doesn't add up, but they want to focus to remain on remembering ethan and tina. >> thank you so much. it's a familiar name. marian berry. he was once the longest serving mayor of d.c. until that very public fall from grace because of drug use. but long before becoming an electing politician, he was very active in the civil rights movement. i'll ask marion barry about his thoughts of the anniversary of the march on washington.
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one of the most well-known figures in d.c. is marian barry. known for a number of things, his lengthy tenure as d.c. mayor. that very public drug bust and then his return to d.c. elected office. but long before all of that, the former mayor was quite active in the civil rights movement. now, a member of the city council, marion barry joins us from washington. thank you for being with us. >> good to be with you. >> perhaps many people need to be reminded that you were very solved in the civil rights movement. the first president of the student nonviolence koord thcoig committee -- so you've been a part of and you've seen a whole lot of marches. not only just in the nation's capitol, but what is this 50th
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anniversary mean for you today? >> first of all, i was here in 1963. but more importantly -- was born in 1960 and we are the vanguard that movement. didn't think that nacp urban league with your moving fast enough and we formed our own organization so we don't have to worry about folks getting in the way. they were doing good work for them, but for us, it was too slow. we came to washington, trying to register people to vote. john lewis was our chairman who spoke earlier and he was scheduled to speak at the march, but when he got to the march and saw his speech, the elderly said no, no, no. >> in fact, there were some words in his speech that people objected to, right? he would use the word revolution and masses and the elders in the group or leadership in the group
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said, no, that might be a little too strong. so he ended up including some other language, like endorsing president kennedy's civil rights bills and dropping some other stuff, right? >> the problem were that we were the revolutionary vanguard of the movement. we felt right at home, masses of people, movements, et cetera. he turned it down just a little bit. >> so, toning it down though, at that moment, at that time, did you feel you were giving in or watering down the message? did you find some common ground with that? >> john was determined to make his point in a different way. and he did. and black people, too, and white
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people, but we think it was wrong. my own feeling has been if we had not come to the accommodation, those of us would have probably taken over the microphone. but back to 50 years later, also at that speech, voting rights, voting was rarely mentioned. jobs, equality. and voting rights and voting was not mentioned. even though in mississippi where i was working, only 3% of the black people were registered. 40% of the population and incidentally, because of our work and working with other people, mississippi had the largest number of elected officials, but now, we're here 50 years later and we find in washington that more than in 1953. more people out of work, but more importantly, we went free in 1963. we need state hood. state hood. >> better jobs, better pay was
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an objective in 1963. a long time before voting rights legislation would come about, but many are crediting the march to having to expedite that, so what are you hoping comes after this 50-year mark of this march? the march did sort of spur us on and lighten our spirit, but we went to work the next week in mississippi and alabama and georgia, et cetera, so what i hope this march will do is let us know the struggle is not over. there's still massive discrimination, unemployment, gaps between the white and black students and it would spur us on to stop being so complacent, but from my point in washington, state hood is my number one issue because we need to be free. as simple as that. >> talked to eleanor holmes norton earlier, who was the delegate. she makes it very clear and you see the bumper stickers all the time.
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taxization without representation. to this day, many people still call you the mayor for life. >> that's right. 16 years and 31 years of service. i think i've earned it in terms of what i do. >> you have done a lot inform city. >> incredible amount. >> but you know at the same time, does it bother you that forever there's going to be the association with that drug bust in 1990 and even after that humiliated -- >> that was 23 years ago. 23 years. and wait a minute, three years ago and i was not convicted of one charge at the vista hotel. nine of the jurors voted for acquittal. but i'm not interested in that. i'm talking now. >> but how is it even after that, you became mayor again, councilman again. is there a way in which i guess to really ek plain to people or
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help people understand that kind of rebound, that kind of resilience that you ultimately do represent? >> it's your service. i've done so much for young people, for seniors, development of downtown. when i came to washington 65, washington was a sleepy southern town. look at it now. we started the renaissance of downtown. renaissance of of neighborhoods and so, people remember the service and they know we all fall down or get pusheded down or we stumble county. everybody in life if we do anything, going to have some storms in their life. it might not be drugs, it might be a divorce, might be a loved one dying. it may be financial. and so, the thing about it when you fall down or get pushed down, is get back up. i say to people, when you're down on your back, look up. if you look up, you can get up. if you can get up, you can go up. that's my philosophy.
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god gave me a lot of courage, tenacity and people appreciate that. we were at the randolph institute yesterday. when i walk ed in the room, gav me a standing applause because they appreciate my service. i love the people in washington. >> councilman, we really appreciate it. >> we got work to do now. >> got work to do and appreciate your words and your memories of 50 years ago and your very lengthy tenure there as a public servant there. thanks for your time. appreciate. >> thank you so much. we're going to talk about some college costs, why they're soaring and what students and parents can perhaps hope for. now, president obama has a plan to help lower the cost of higher education.
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new york is a college town and hosts a number of elite universities like columbia and nyu. along with those elite degrees comes a pretty hefty price tag. the average graduate is graduating with $26,000 worth of debt and that number doesn't appear to be shrinking. president obama isn't happy about how much college is costing, neither are students and parent, but how does the president pran to change things?
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>> well, what president obama's looking to do is create a new rating system for universities. basically, giving more information to people looking to go to college. more than just the curriculum or sports program is like. like what kind of debt loads students are carrying when they graduate or what kind of salaries are students making after their first year of school. what the idea is to have this rating system and then tie the school's financial aid to that rating, so it's based on performance. and he's looking to do this because so many students are leaving school with debt up to their eyeballs. case in point, i'm here at new york university where the average tuition is $64,000. that does include room and board. you see students leaving this university with $35,000 in debt. so the way things are going, look at the year 2034, by that year, four-year plan at a public school would cost you $205,000. so president obama is trying to really crack down on that and
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trying to give a reason for americans to find more value in the schools they choose. especially since you look at the average salary for many americans is only $52,000. so what president obama is trying to do is make these schools more accountable. >> we want to create a new system of ratings for colleges so that parents and students know what schools graduate kids on time, are a good value for the money, lead to good jobs. because right now, the ratings systems tend to focus on what's the most selective school or expensive school or has the thisest sports facilities. >> and if president obama has his way, he would look to have that system up and running by the 2015 school year and then have that ratings tied to the financial aid that's allocated to schools by 2018, but that's going to be tougher because that part would have to go through
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congress. >> all right. alison kosik, thank you so much from the nyu campus. anton yet huff gives a rather riveting account of how she talkeded down a gunman who walked into a school armed with an ak 47. you'll hear how she got the man to surrender. i have low testosterone. there, i said it. see, i knew testosterone could affect sex drive, but not energy or even my mood. that's when i talked with my doctor. he gave me some blood tests... showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel 1.62% testosterone gel. the #1 prescribed topical testosterone replacement therapy increases testosterone when used daily. women and children should avoid contact with application sites.
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president obama says he'll invite antoinette tuff to the white house. she's the bookkeeper at that atlanta area elementary school stormed by a gunman tuesday. tuff talk eed the suspect into surrendering and potentially saving hundreds of lives in the process. cnn was there when president obama called tuff. right there in the makeup room before an interview with cnn. the president tells chris cuomo tuff is a hero.
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>> when i heard the 911 call and you know, read the sequence of events, i thought here's somebody who's not just courage and not just cool under pressure, but also had enough heart that somehow, she could convince somebody who was in trouble that she really cared about. i told her, i said that not only did she make michelle and me proud, but she probably saved a lot of lives. >> wow, at the end of antoinette's call to police was a 911 dispatcher who also played a key role in keeping the students safe. martin savidge takes a look at the incident and shows us the moment the two women met face to face. >> antoinette tuff has become an inspiration for so many people,
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but she will tell you she didn't act alone. there were other people involved and one of those was another voice of another woman, the 911 operator, and for the first time, those two got to meet. it was an amazing moment only on cnn. for the first time, antoinette tuff, the coolest, calmest hero you've ever heard, meets the 911 operator who had been the other voice at the end of that emergency call. >> we made it! >> kendra mccray said like everyone else, she was in awe of tuff. >> she is a true hero. >> the two women recalling for anders anderson cooper, the horror of that day. >> she said he's right here at the door and i can see him through, just her words. >> but her fear was never evident in the 911 call. >> oh, he just went outside and start shooting. >> tuff revealed the man's first shot was into the floor just a few feet away. >> he actually took the shot to allow me and the other person in
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there to know this was not a game and that he was not playing and that he was serious. >> she also knew the lives of 800 students hung in the balance. >> and he actually went to that door with the gun drawn. to start shooting. then i start talking to him and saying, come back in, just stay in here with me. stay in here. >> and so began one of the most frightening and fascinating negotiations ever recorded. >> he said to tell them to back off, he doesn't want the kids. he wants the police, so back off. >> the scariest moment tuff said was watching the man methodically load the gun. >> he had bullets everywhere on top of magazines, so i knew when he made that last call that he was going to go. because he had loaded up to go. >> instead of feeling fear or anger, tuff said she felt compassion. recall her own personal heartbreaks, even contemplating suicide. >> i had been in that
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devastating moment when all of the things that happened to me. so, i knew that that could have been my story. >> just before her cnn interview, tuff got another surprise, ironically, over the phone, from the president of the united states. >> he just wanted to let me know that him and his wife and family was very proud of what i had did and everybody wanted to thank me. >> tuff gave all credit to her faith, believing her role was part of a heavenly plan. >> i feel like i helped somebody in need, that god was able to use me and it was an honor to be able to be used. >> the suspect walked in with an assault rifle, ready to kill, but in the end was no match for a bookkeeper armed with love. >> so scared in all the days of my life. >> you did great. >> oh, jesus. >> you did great. >> oh, god.
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>> would you say to me one more time, baby, everything's going to be okay. >> baby, everything's going to be okay. >> antoinette tells this very moving story about how it was actually a sermon talking about how god was an anchor in times of stress and difficulty. that sermon was delivered the sunday before this all happened. talk about things happening for a reason. >> indeed. thanks so much. martin savidge. new details about how information stored on your computer, even your cell phone, may be tapped into the next time you travel. we'll show you who's most at risk. ♪ norfolk southern what's your function? ♪
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today, we're taking an in depth look at the internet security, including a potential risk when traveling. you probably pack your tablet and smart phone when you head to the airport, right? well, it's no big deal if you're traveling here in the u.s., but if you go overseas, there are potential concerns. here now is tom foreman. >> when edward snowden drop ped his bombshell revelations about the u.s. government's surveillance program, his story took an ironic turn. he fled to china and russia, nations long known for spying on visitors. those countries are not alone
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especially when it comes to your computer, phone and other devices. many consider them fair game. >> when you cross the border, you're going to be carrying a bag and in there, say you have your phone and laptop computer. the border patrol agents in any country around the world have the right to take all of the data off of that drive. >> do people know this is being done? >> most business travelers do not know countries have the right to copy everything on your drive and all of your passwords that access your mail, your e-mail, your files. >> so, is it routinely happening? >> all the time. >> whether openly or in secret from border guards to customs agents to free wireless systems at a hotel, all represent ways from which information can be grabbed from your electronics. the white house has acknowledged the threat. >> we're going to have to work very hard to build a system of
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defenses and protections both in the private sector and in the public sector, even as we negotiate with other countries. >> so, who and what are they after? journalists and lawyers for the contacts they have. students for their research and business travelers because of internal memos, studies and trade secrets that other countries and companies want. >> they have economic interests in wanting to learn trade secrets. business processes. new development. new information technologies. if they can shave a year off of designing a new airplane engine, they can save billions of dollars from their economy. >> avoiding such spying is not easy. you can travel with cheap, disposable phone, encrypt everything, or better yet leave at home everything you don't absolutely need and most of us in most of our travels will not be spied upon, but if you work in high-tech, the military or some other area, the odds do go
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up that when you go to see the world's sights, someone may also be looking at you. >> all right. many of us know rainn wilson from the office, but you may not know he's using his tv fame to help educate girls around the world. wilson explains in today's impact your world. >> hi there, i'm rainn wilson and today, we can make an impact on educating women an girls all around the globe. my sister like my dead great, great grandmother who died of stupidity. >> i have years, dwight. >> when i started getting well-known as an actor on "the office," i got do various things for various charities. and i had the opportunity to explore what was most important to me in my matter and what i felt could make the greatest
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impact in the world. the mona foundation supports about 20 initiatives in about 15 different countries, including here in the united states. they target women and girls, and that's how you transform a community. they're the most at-risk population through most of the developing world. targeting them to empower them and educate them is really the most crucial thing. also, they find grassroots educational programs that are already working but are underfunded and come in to bring the support to help those organizations grow and thrive and flourish and move forward. >> joining the movement. impact your world at all right, and this, no doubt about it, is a jaw-dropping sight to see. a sinkhole in action, and it's inching closer and closer to a louisiana town. the state says there's only one way to stop it.
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all right, it's a giant sinkhole and it's threatening a small town. but unlike other recent incidents, this one is not in florida. it's actually in the louisiana bayou, and it has forced hundreds of families out of their homes. john zarrella has more. >> reporter: at first the trees are moving ever so slow
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assumption parrish officials were checking the site of what is now a 25-acre sinkhole south of baton rouge. within seconds they noticed the cypress trees going down. watch this. literally sucked under as the ground below them collapsed. the video shows the entire area suddenly swirling and the water churning as the trees are g gobbled up. the trees, which first appeared last august, is sitting over a dome cav earn. it's belonged the cavern collapsed, thus the sinkhole. they had abandoned and sealed the well in 2011. tremors and bubbling began the next year. at this point experts say it could still nearly double in size. parrish officials say there's no way to fill it and only mother nature can stabilize it. the mining company, texas bryant, is working to eliminating the problem which
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includes natural gas bubbling up. about 160 homes in the area have been evacuated. one neighbor told ed lavendara that he thinks all the property around there will be worthless. >> are you worried about what it means long term? >> reporter: while louisiana folks are dealing with this massive man-made sinkhole, massive sinkholes continue opening up in florida, this time in ocala, north of orlando. people living around a 5-acre lake said they watched it disappear in the matter of a few hours. while it seems there's been an increase in sinkholes lately if florida, experts say there is no scientific evidence to prove it. john zarrella, cnn, miami. >> that's incredible stuff. we'll be right back with much more in the newsroom, after this. 's in your ear? oooo! a quarter! check for more! well, i guess i can double check...
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welcome back. i'm fredricka whitfield. some live pictures in the gardens acreage chat lick church in california. a funeral service is about to be under way for christina and ethan anderson. they were kidnapped three weeks ago and then found, with a family friend, the fbi ended up finding them in idaho. the family friend, james di-imagidi imagi -- dimaggio, was shot and killed by fbi. before the kidnapping of hannah
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anderson, and you see pictures of her holding a little child and hugging everyone, that the mother christina and the brother, ethan anderson, were killed by dimaggio. so we're keeping a close watch on this funeral service. we'll keep you posted. time now for "your money." part-time jobs, a full-time worry for millions of american families. i'm christine romans. this is "your money." only in america can you grow talent like this. we like to think of america as innovation nation. but the numbers reveal a slogan that should read, "part-time america." call it the do you want fries with that economy? part-time jobs have exploded, nearly doubling since 2007. 8.2 million americans who would rather have a full-time job punchinghe